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New Executive Order – Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity National Security Law Today

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Last week President Biden signed an executive order designed to modernize the federal government's response to cyberattacks. This new EO proposes an array of actions, including facilitating increased information sharing, improving software security, enhancing cybersecurity standards and processes for government systems; and establishing a cybersecurity safety review board. In this week’s episode, moderator Maureen Kelly sits down with Jen Daskal and Dan Sutherland to discuss all these key components and more.

Dan Sutherland is the Chief Counsel at CISA:
https://www.cisa.gov/dan-sutherland

Jen Daskal is the Deputy General Counsel at the DHS:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xWcvGHiFo1Yf72DOkTm6RVuHwQYfa_bB/view?usp=sharing

References:

Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity:
https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/05/12/executive-order-on-improving-the-nations-cybersecurity/

Executive Order Fact Sheet:
https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/05/12/fact-sheet-president-signs-executive-order-charting-new-course-to-improve-the-nations-cybersecurity-and-protect-federal-government-networks/

Dan Sutherland, “What Is a Cybersecurity Legal Practice?” April 2, 2021.
https://www.lawfareblog.com/what-cybersecurity-legal-practice

CISA Resources on Ransomware:
https://www.cisa.gov/ransomware

Last week President Biden signed an executive order designed to modernize the federal government's response to cyberattacks. This new EO proposes an array of actions, including facilitating increased information sharing, improving software security, enhancing cybersecurity standards and processes for government systems; and establishing a cybersecurity safety review board. In this week’s episode, moderator Maureen Kelly sits down with Jen Daskal and Dan Sutherland to discuss all these key components and more.

Dan Sutherland is the Chief Counsel at CISA:
https://www.cisa.gov/dan-sutherland

Jen Daskal is the Deputy General Counsel at the DHS:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xWcvGHiFo1Yf72DOkTm6RVuHwQYfa_bB/view?usp=sharing

References:

Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity:
https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/05/12/executive-order-on-improving-the-nations-cybersecurity/

Executive Order Fact Sheet:
https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/05/12/fact-sheet-president-signs-executive-order-charting-new-course-to-improve-the-nations-cybersecurity-and-protect-federal-government-networks/

Dan Sutherland, “What Is a Cybersecurity Legal Practice?” April 2, 2021.
https://www.lawfareblog.com/what-cybersecurity-legal-practice

CISA Resources on Ransomware:
https://www.cisa.gov/ransomware

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